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The Iowa City Public Library now has Chromebook/hotspot bundles available for checkout, made possible by a generous grant from the Community Foundation of Johnson County.The Chromebooks can be used to browse the Internet or use Google Drive.

Iowa City Public Library, in collaboration with the Library’s Friends Foundation and Iowa City Parks & Recreation are bringing to Iowa City a brand new, permanent BookWalk installation in Willow Creek Park, located at 1117 Teg Drive.

The new Bookmobile route and schedule for summer 2021 kicked off a summer of Bookmobile fun on Tuesday, June 1 and will continue through Friday, August 2021.The summer schedule operates Monday through Friday to support neighborhoods and serve loca

We are excited to announce our 125th Anniversary Summer Reading Program, which will include both in-person and virtual activities.

Local Libraries LIT (Listen, Initiate, Talk) will host Roxane Gay, award-winning author, professor, editor, and social commentator, during a unique hour-long online program featuring a reading and opportunity to interact.

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  • Check It Out - Overview - Third Thursday
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  • Little Window - Children's - First Thursday

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